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A day at Akerman Road

Find out what residents thought of the new build properties at the Councils new Akerman Road development at the recent open day.

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 Overall around 20 residents and families from our estates attended the open day having the opportunity to view a number of properties on the site. The residents had the chance to speak to the architects, the project manager and for some the opportunity to meet their new neighbours to be. The team ran tours around the block showing residents 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed flats alongside one of the new 4 bed houses built to the super energy efficient Passivhaus standard. If you want to find out more about the Akerman Road Development visit the Love Lambeth webpages where you can find information on its design and the story of the original building. Find out more about the scheme itself please visit Love Lambeth. 





The day was a great opportunity for residents to see what Lambeth is currently delivering across the borough. Throughout the open day residents were encouraged to write and feedback on the design, finish, layout and appliances within the properties which will all feedback into the overall estate regeneration programme. Some of the recurring comments from the day are highlighted below.


Liked: Disliked:
Size of rooms & bedrooms                                                                Strip lights in the kitchen
The bathroom & shower rooms  Bin cupboard in the kitchen
Brightness from the windows  Lino flooring
Plenty of plugs and sockets, TV point  Need more units in the kitchen
Good size hallways Toilet downstairs in the house was too big
Big open plan spaces, very spacious Amount of storage in the house
Energy efficient – can’t hear the air pump Lounge in the house was a bit small for 7 people
Very quiet   
Fitted kitchens good quality all included   
Nice finish – walls, windows, flooring  
In the house 3 toilets for 7 people was good